Drawing on her menswear design background, London-based Nick Wakeman’s Studio Nicholson collection is defined by clean lines and a pared-back aesthetic. Cut to flatter the female silhouette, the label’s key pieces include elegant silk blouses, crisp pleated skirts and expertly tailored culottes.
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Australian stylist Ryan Lobo and former Design Director at Derek Lam Ramon Martin were friends for 15 years before deciding to launch Tome for Fall ’13. The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund-nominated duo’s feminine yet powerful collections mix soft pastels with strong shapes and intriguing texture combinations – the result is pieces every woman wants to wear.
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Balenciaga’s black and dove-gray leather mules have been crafted in Italy. This pair has a slim ankle strap that is both supportive and flattering. Wear them with everything from an LBD to tailored pants.
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